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BT expecting £530 million hit over 'improper practices' in Italian division

BT has warned on profits after saying i t expects to take a £530 million hit from the fallout of accounting irregularities at its Italian division, up from a previous estimate of £145 million.

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Charity patron Kate visiting staff and families at children's hospice

The Duchess of Cambridge will today visit a children's hospice run by a charity she supports as royal patron.

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Inquest to open into wealthy businessman's mysterious Ukraine death

An inquest into the death of a wealthy British businessman who was run over in Ukraine is expected to start on Tuesday.

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Two more arrests over shooting attack on NI policeman

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a policeman in Northern Ireland have made two more arrests.

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100 flights cancelled at Heathrow as fog causes further disruption

Freezing fog has forced Heathrow Airport to cancel up to 100 flights.

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Man sought after bus passenger stabbed to death during altercation

A bus passenger has been stabbed to death after an altercation with another man, police have said.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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Two arrested after Hornchurch flats explosion

Two men have been arrested after an explosion at a block of flats caused the building to partially collapse.

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'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

The cost of f raud to Britain rose above £1 billion for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime.

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'Clear increase in penalty' for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences are set to face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines for magistrates.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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Mother jailed over 'sickening' plot to let paedophile rape daughter, seven

A woman who took part in a "sickening" plot to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.

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GCHQ spy agency chief Robert Hannigan to step down

The head of spy agency GCHQ has announced he is to step down after just over two years in the post - sparking a search for candidates to take over one of the most senior roles in British intelligence.

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UK could stay in single market in post-Brexit plan drawn-up by Wales parties

Britain can restrict the free movement of labour after Brexit while remaining in the European single market, political parties in Wales have said.

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Tunisia beach massacre victim identified by glittery nail varnish, inquest told

A victim of the Tunisia beach massacre was identified by her glittery nail varnish after being shot in the neck and chest, an inquest has heard.

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Self-fuelling tumours resist breast cancer drugs, research shows

Breast cancer tumours can overcome attempts to shut off their oestrogen fuel supply by making the hormone themselves, scientists have learned.

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Trump win and 'customer-friendly' sports results hit Paddy Power Betfair takings

Donald Trump's shock election victory and unfavourable sporting results dented takings at bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair to the tune of £40 million in the fourth quarter.

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Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk, agency warns

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said.

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Government urged to 'radically reshape' energy market

The Government is being urged to "radically reshape" the energy market to avoid more job losses in the steel industry.

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UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.

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